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Old 03-11-2005, 09:42 AM   #1
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the differences between .bashrc and .bash_profile???


hi all,

what is the different betwewn .bashrc and .bash_profile???? when I set up the env????

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Old 03-11-2005, 09:56 AM   #2
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Hi,

Short answer:

.bashrc => read when starting an interactive shell that is not a login shell.
.bash_profile => read when bash started as an interactive login shell.

Could tell you the whole story, but........
Simplest way to find out: man bash (invocation part).

Hope this helps.
 
  


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